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Old 12-11-2005, 12:23 AM   #1
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Default removing starter?? 97 GT

how do i get the top bolt on the starter out? sorry for all the new topics, but this is a pain
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Old 12-11-2005, 01:43 AM   #2
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Its a huge pain in the ***...i just had mine out thursday when i put a new clutch in. Use swivels and position your hand in hte most awkward angle going straight up and then down haha...

I didnt even put the 3rd starter bolt back in...
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Old 12-11-2005, 01:59 AM   #3
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alright its 11 pm and im giving up for the night, lol. how many swivels did u use?
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Old 12-11-2005, 03:01 AM   #4
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I think I used 2; What i did was get the actual socket on the nut by itself. then just pieced suff together from there trying stuff to beable to get to where i could get a wrench on it.
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Old 12-11-2005, 07:04 PM   #5
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im getting the socket on there, but im turning with all my might and it wont budge
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Old 12-11-2005, 07:51 PM   #6
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If you're getting the wrench on there and actually cant just turn it.... get some PB blaster and soak it a couple times. Hopefully it will loosen it up for ya.
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Old 12-11-2005, 08:02 PM   #7
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well i got it...i just pretty much used all my weight, and one of the dowels in the swivels broke, lol. at the same time it loosened the bolt up a little. so i got a small 1/4 drive ratchet and somehow got it up in there and just turned it about a mm at a time. it will be alright if i dont put that one back on right?
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well i got it...i just pretty much used all my weight, and one of the dowels in the swivels broke, lol. at the same time it loosened the bolt up a little. so i got a small 1/4 drive ratchet and somehow got it up in there and just turned it about a mm at a time. it will be alright if i dont put that one back on right?

I think so, I put mine back in; but just tightened it with my hand...i figure if it falls out whatever; I dont think it will hurt anything.
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battle scars from getting the stupid thing off, lol

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Old 12-11-2005, 08:28 PM   #10
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battle scars from getting the stupid thing off, lol


Hahaha awesome... that sucker is a bitch.
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